Downside of Biden’s PPP plan, CFPB’s hiring binge, HSBC’s U.S. endgame: Top stories of the week

Biden plan to help smallest PPP applicants has drawbacks, banks warn; CFPB goes on hiring spree as it looks to ramp up enforcement; seeing if HSBC’s patience on fate of U.S. retail unit will pay off; and more from this week’s most-read stories.
Source: American Banker